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Visual Studio Code is a lightweight, powerful source code editor available on Windows, macOS, Linux, and even your browser. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages and runtimes.

Any language

Choose from hundreds of extensions to customize your VS Code experience for any language you're working in.

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Tools & services

Integrate your favorite tools and services seamlessly into your coding workflow with our extensions. From debugging, deployment to data analysis.

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Our extensions are community-powered, which means you get the best tools and ideas from developers just like you.

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Code smarter, with an
AI pair programmer

Write code faster and smarter with GitHub Copilot, your AI pair programmer. The combination of a Chat assistant, inline Chat, and inline completions let you leverage the power of Copilot no matter what you’re working on. 

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Inline Completions

Copilot presents suggestions automatically to help you code more efficiently.

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Copilot enables an interactive Chat experience that understands the context of your code, workspace, extensions, settings, and more.

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Get creative

From code generation to refactoring, Copilot can help in a huge variety of scenarios.

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Code anywhere

Code wherever you're most productive, whether you're connected to the cloud, a remote repository, or in the browser with VS Code for the Web (

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Built-in Source Control

VS Code has integrated source control management (SCM) and includes Git support out-of-the-box. Many other source control providers are available through extensions.

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GitHub Codespaces

Codespaces provides cloud-powered development environments for any activity - whether it's a long-term project, or a short-term task like reviewing a pull request.

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VS Code for the Web (aka provides a free, zero-install Microsoft Visual Studio Code experience running entirely in your browser.

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Code fully customized

Customize your VS Code UI and layout so that it fits your coding style.

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Color themes let you modify the colors in VS Code's user interface to suit your preferences and work environment.

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Settings Sync

You can share your user settings across your VS Code instances with the Settings Sync feature.

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VS Code Profiles let you create sets of customizations and quickly switch between them or share them with others.

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Code with rich features

There's a lot more to an editor. Whether it's using built-in features or rich extensions, there's something for everyone.